Promonews - 4th Sept 2020

Molly Burdett's latest video for singer-songwriter Arlo Parks explores feelings of loneliness and insecurity, whilst emitting a sense of confusion and disconnection.

Arlo’s dream-like voice acts as a guiding force for Saidu, the boy in the video. Shot during lockdown in an abandoned Jewish boarding school, Burdett depicts Arlo as the narrator, using low angles to place her in a position of silent power. Surreal imagery reinforces the sense of the boy's turmoil in a hyper-real setting.

PRO Credits


DirectorMolly Burdett
ProducerEd Fairweather
ProducerSpencer Young
Production CompanyBlack Eye Films
1st ADSpencer Young
Director of PhotographyMiles Ridgway
Focus PullerGeorge Telling
2nd ACGeorge Beattie
GafferKit Wood
Art DirectorAlicia Howitt
WardrobeSuzie Walsh
Make-upLauren Webster
EditorOskar Brockbank
ColouristJessica Vile
VFXOskar Brockbank
Lead actorSaidu
Director's RepresentationClaire Stubbs @ Mouthpiece
Film LaboratoryCinelab London
Other creditsSpecial Thanks - James Beattie

Promonews - 4th Sept 2020

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